JJ Otero Sterling Silver Stamped Cornstalk Earrings Navajo/Hopi Artist

$150.00

JJ Otero Cornstalk Earrings

Sterling silver earrings stamped with cornstalks, with additional designs along the edges.

Corn is such an important food for many Native American communities. Corn pollen features prominently in many ceremonies.

2 1/2 in. from top of ear wire to bottom of earring; 1 1/4 inch at their widest.

 

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JJ Otero Cornstalk Earrings

JJ Otero

JJ Otero is a musician and artist of Navajo and Hopi ancestry. He is a woodworker who makes inlaid objects such as boxes and cradle boards. While metalsmithing is a recently discovered endeavor for him, he is a natural. He designs and makes beautiful designs inscribed with words inspired by the contemporary resistance movement.

Otero’s musical career spans over a decade. The Resistance Rock group he leads, Son of Hweeldi, has been nominated for a NAMY (Native American Music Awards) and won the best of new rock album award in the New Mexico Music awards in 2014.

 

Weight 0.5 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 6 × 3 in

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